Each student has a personalised Research and Professional Development Plan.
Students engage in research activity, under the direction of a Principal Supervisor. Students are given support in areas such as research methods, library use, and computer skills.
Students may also take taught modules, as recommended by their Principal Supervisor. These modules will typically develop the advanced knowledge, skills and competencies required for successful research and / or support the acquisition of generic or transferable skills.
The course duration is: not less than one year and not more than two years full-time; OR not less than two years and not more than four years part-time.
Students develop the skills and competencies to conduct research, and demonstrate these skills and competencies via course work and / or research activity.